Deep crimson in color, with purple hues. The dense fruity aromas of Satsuma plums and blackberries are supported by licorice, dark chocolate and vanilla. The plate is rich with tight acid and tannin structure supporting the juicy plum, blueberry and chocolate flavors. Layers of mocha, tobacco, leather and vanilla spices carry through to a long, luscious finish. Drinking well now, but will definitely improve and develop with careful cellaring.